Time For Your Hobby

Time For Your Hobby

The world is full of people with hobbies, so why not share them with the world? The podcast, ‘Time For Your Hobby’ does exactly that. Tune in every week and listen to Alex interview passionate people from all walks of life to discuss their hobbies. Learn about the importance of having an interest outside your career, how it can play an important role in your life, and what misconceptions exist within it. So until the next episode, make some time for your hobby.

Episodes

August 1, 2021 50 min
(David - Pen Spinning)   In this episode, I had the honour to have David as my guest. He shared with me his interest in pen spinning as his hobby.   Definition: Pen spinning is a form of object manipulation that involves the deft manipulation of a writing instrument with hands. Although it is often considered a form of self-entertainment (usually in a school or office setting), multinational competitions and meetings are sometimes ...
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(Joseph - Rock Climbing)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Joseph as my guest. He shared with me his interest in rock climbing as his hobby.  

Definition: Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up, down or across natural rock formations or artificial rock walls. The goal is to reach the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a usually pre-defined route without falling. Rock climbing is a physically and men...

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(Evan - Slacklining)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Evan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in slacklining as his hobby.  

Definition: Slacklining refers to the act of walking, running or balancing along a suspended length of flat webbing that is tensioned between two anchors. Slacklining is similar to slack rope walking and tightrope walking. Slacklines differ from tightwires and tightropes in the type of mat...

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(Stefan - Twitch Streaming)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Stefan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in twitch streaming as his hobby.  

Definition: Video game live streaming is an activity where people record themselves playing games to a live audience online. The practice became popular in the mid-2010s on US based sites such as Twitch and later, YouTube, Facebook and China based sites Huya Live, DouYu, Bili...

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(Elsie - Ballroom Dancing)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Elsie as my guest. She shared with me her interest in ballroom dancing as his hobby.  

Definition: Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world, mostly because of its performance and entertainment aspects. Ballroom dancing is also widely enjoyed on stage, film, and television. (Source: Wikipedia co...

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Ep.148 Art That Lives On Keyboards (Mimi - Making Keycaps)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Mimi as my guest. She shared with me her interest in making keycaps as her hobby.   Definition: Artisan keycaps are unique creation people do brings move life to ordinary keyboards. These creations are usually made with silicone and resin and the designs can be as simple or as complex as one would want.   Mimi's link:  Twitte...
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(Matthew - Field Recording)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Matthew as my guest. He shared with me his interest in field recording as his hobby.   Definition: Field recording is the term used for an audio recording produced outside a recording studio, and the term applies to recordings of both natural and human-produced sounds. It also applies to sound recordings like electromagnetic fields or vibrations using different...
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(Jessica - Boxing)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Jessica as my guest. She shared with me her interest in boxing as her hobby.   Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves and other protective equipment such as hand wraps and mouthguards, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring. (Source: Wikipedia contributors. (2021, June 8). Boxing. In Wikip...
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(Shereen - Stand Up Comedy)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Shereen as my guest. She shared with me her interest being a stand up comedian as her hobby.   Definition: Stand-up comedy is a comedy performance and narrative craft whereby a comedian communicates to a live audience, speaking directly to them through a microphone. The performer is commonly known as a comic, stand-up comic, comedian, comedienne, stand-up comed...
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(Maya -  Sailing)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Maya as my guest. She shared with me her interest in sailing as her hobby.  

Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation. (Source: Wikipedia co...

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(Jesse -  Whiskey Enthusiast)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Jesse as my guest. He shared with me his interest in being a whiskey enthusiast as his hobby.   Definition: Whiskey Enthusiasm is the pastime of enjoying and analyzing the elements that make up different types of whiskey (strength, flavor, ingredients, etc). The great thing about whiskey is that certain regions around the world add their own specific style/fl...
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(Neha -  Calligraphy)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Neha as my guest. She shared with me her interest in calligraphy as her hobby.   Definition: Calligraphy (from Greek: καλλιγραφία) is a visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with a pen, ink brush, or other writing instrument. A contemporary calligraphic practice can be defined as "the art of giving form to signs in an expressi...
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(Dale -  Laser Engraving)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Dale as my guest. He shared with me his interest in laser engraving as his hobby.   Definition: Laser engraving is the practice of using lasers to engrave an object. Laser marking, on the other hand, is a broader category of methods to leave marks on an object, which also includes color change due to chemical/molecular alteration, charring, foaming, melting, abla...
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(Brendan - Public Speaking)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Brendan as my guest. He shared with me his interest in public speaking as his hobby.   You don’t have to overthink public speaking. You can do it in front of a crowd of 1,000,000 people or you can do it in front of 1 person, you can even do it in front of a mirror to get some more practice. Brendan mentioned that it is important you find a topic that you find i...
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(Ian - Collecting Typewriters)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Ian as my guest. He shared with me his interest in collecting typewriters as his hobby.   A typewriter is a mechanical or electromechanical machine for typing characters. Typically, a typewriter has an array of keys, and each one causes a different single character to be produced on paper by striking an inked ribbon selectively against the paper with a type ...
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(Andrew - Nerf Modding)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Andrew as my guest. He shared with me his interest in Nerf modding as his hobby.   Definition: Nerf blasters are toy that shoot foam darts or balls at a great distance. The modification of Nerf blasters include adding various types of upgrades to improve the look or functionality of the blasters (adding an air compressor, software/hardware, etc).   Andrew's l...
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(Syahirah - Stargazing)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Syahirah as my guest. She shared with me her interest in stargazing as her hobby.   Definition: Amateur astronomy is a hobby where participants enjoy observing or imaging celestial objects in the sky using the unaided eye, binoculars, or telescopes. Even though scientific research may not be their primary goal, some amateur astronomers make contributions in doing c...
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(Justin - Juggling)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Justin as my guest. He shared with me his interest in Juggling as his hobby.   You know what they say? What goes up, must come down. With that being said, if you see a piano go up, you better make sure you get out of the wait when it comes down. Justin might not be able to juggle pianos yet but he is able to juggle many other things and he always enjoys challenging him...
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(Bridget - Costuming)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Bridget as my guest. She shared with me her interest in costuming as her hobby.   Inspiration can come literally anywhere when it comes to costuming, whether it’s from a TV show, a movie, someone you know, or even something you created in a dream! Bridget has been costuming for a while now and when she watches some of her favorite tv shows she recreates identical out...
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March 21, 2021 32 min
(Sar - Poi)   In this episode, I had the honour to have Sar as my guest. She shared with me her interest in doing poi as her hobby.   Doing circles isn’t your only limits with poi, once you understand the physics of it you can do a whole bunch of moves to create some awesome patterns and tricks. However, poi is much more than a simple ball on a string, there’s a deep and rich history attached to it. Sar goes into great detail expla...
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